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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to the type of surgical procedure performed (N = 212)

From: Clinicopathological profile and surgical treatment of abdominal tuberculosis: a single centre experience in northwestern Tanzania

Type of surgical procedures Frequency Percentage
Release of bands and adhesions 124 58.5
Segmental bowel resection with end to end anastomosis 56 26.4
Right hemicolectomy with ileo-transverse anastomosis 14 6.6
Repair of bowel perforation 12 5.7
Exploratory laparotomy + biopsy 8 3.8
Appendicectomy 6 2.8
Splenectomy 4 1.9
Ileostomy 1 0.5
Stricturoplasty 1 0.5